HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday, Former Vice President Joe Biden now holds a double-digit lead in the 2020 Democratic race for president. He also holds a 9% lead over President Trump.
According to QU, Biden is now in the best position he has been in since the end of the summer with 29% of the vote among Democratic voters and Independent voters who lean Democratic.
Senator Bernie Sanders follows Biden with 17% of the vote. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s numbers have stabilized at 15% of the vote. And South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg rounds out the top four with 9% of the vote.
On the impeachment front, 51% of voters now think that President Trump should not be impeached and removed from office, while 45% say he should be impeached and removed.
In a November 26th poll, 48% of voters said the president should not be impeached, while 45% said he should be.
According to Tuesday’s poll results, if the general election for presidential were held today, 51% of registered voters say they would vote for Biden, while 42% say they would vote for Trump.
In similar match-ups with the other top Democratic candidates, Trump loses every time:
- Joe Biden: 51% vs Trump: 42%
- Elizabeth Warren: 50% vs Trump: 43%
- Michael Bloomberg: 48% vs Trump: 43%
- Pete Buttigieg: 48% vs Trump: 43%
- Amy Klobuchar: 47% vs Trump: 43%
You can find the full results from Tuesday’s poll here: https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=3651